Kanye West took to Twitter yesterday and teased some designs of what he labeled as “Yeezy 2019.” The rough sketches were, well, very rough.
Fans got a preview of seven new styles, including a basketball silhouette, seen in a series of drawings he shared on the social media network. Some observers joked that his doodles looked like they were drawn by his toddlers with Kim Kardashian.
adding basketball pic.twitter.com/S61SkXdY7A
— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) July 27, 2018
Been and done im afraid… pic.twitter.com/PWloVyW8Cv
— graham w (@gra_watterson) July 28, 2018
‘Ye has never claimed to be a great illustrator — just look to the drawings to see why. He showed designs for: 700v3, 451, 500v2, 350v3, 1050, Terrex and Basketball.
Some users compared the sneaker art to “Ice skates” and “volcanoes,” with one tweet referring to them as “Volcaneezys.” Much of the drawings resembled snow-topped mountains and blobs that lacked a refined sense of structure or contrast. “At least one of them is a hat,” someone responded.
— Miles Herring (@Heems_McSchemes) July 27, 2018
That’s so cute your children drew these for you
— Nicholas Morris (@nmorris1776) July 27, 2018
More zingers followed, including a tweet that read: “We want clown shoes,” followed by another user who added, “And bowling shoes